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Enter to Win the #TealPumpkinContest

Do you have the best teal pumpkin on your block? Is it wacky, sparkly, creative, artistic, or just plain gigantic? Don’t keep your awesome teal pumpkin a secret. FARE ambassador and National Captain of Team Teal Pumpkin Auggie Maturo (“Girl Meets World”) wants you to share your teal pumpkin with the world. Enter our contest… Continue reading Enter to Win the #TealPumpkinContest

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New Study: Food Allergy Knowledge and Attitudes in Restaurant Managers and Staff

A study by a team of federal, state and local environmental health specialists finds that most restaurant employees can recognize symptoms of allergic reactions and know to call 911 if a customer’s symptoms are severe. However, more than 10 percent of the servers, food workers and restaurant managers reported the false and hazardous belief that… Continue reading New Study: Food Allergy Knowledge and Attitudes in Restaurant Managers and Staff

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Sneak Peek at Allergic Living’s Fall Magazine

One of the benefits of becoming a FARE member is the discount you receive on the popular Allergic Living magazine. With the deadline for Allergic Living’s Fall 2016 edition quickly approaching – the subscription list closes August 9 – editor Gwen Smith writes a guest blog post to offer FARE followers a sneak peek into… Continue reading Sneak Peek at Allergic Living’s Fall Magazine

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Peanut Allergy-Friendly Baseball Games 2016

Baseball season is in full swing! We are encouraged by the number of teams that are hosting special “peanut-sensitive” or “peanut-aware” games. Some are also providing more allergy-friendly concession options. Follow the links for more information about how to purchase tickets and the accommodations available at specific games. We will be updating it with new events… Continue reading Peanut Allergy-Friendly Baseball Games 2016

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Sneak Peek at Allergic Living’s Summer Magazine

One of the benefits of becoming a FARE member is the discount you receive on the popular Allergic Living magazine. With the deadline for Allergic Living’s Summer 2016 edition approaching – the subscription list closes May 23 –editor Gwen Smith offers a guest blog post for FARE followers with sneak peek into what’s in store… Continue reading Sneak Peek at Allergic Living’s Summer Magazine

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2016 FARE Vision Awards

The FARE Vision Awards recognize individuals and entities who work to make the vision of a safer world for people with food allergies a reality, and who support FARE in its mission to improve the quality of life and the health of individuals with food allergies, and to provide them hope through the promise of… Continue reading 2016 FARE Vision Awards

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Food Allergies Are Not a Joke

Two years ago on our blog, we wrote about the portrayal of food allergies in the movies and television and expressed our concern for the lack of empathy and respect that is characteristic of so many portrayals. The news media is not immune from this criticism. It’s clear that we still have a ways to… Continue reading Food Allergies Are Not a Joke